“To win four games and have the other rained-off in our group was outstanding, we couldn’t have done any more,” he said. “We are in the final and it will be a great way for us to finish the season.
“Back in March and April, it seemed very unlikely that we would play any red-ball cricket at all this season given what has happened with Covid-19. So when the competition was then set-up with the three conferences and the lads knew there was a Lord’s final, they were determined that they would be there.”
Sam Cook, supported by fellow paceman Jamie Porter and leading off-spinner Simon Harmer, led the way with the ball when Middlesex were skittled out for 138. But, apart from Paul Walter, the home side’s top-order struggled.
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September 13, 2020